Resources

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

FOR IMMEDIATE HELP call 800-273-8255*

Lifeline Crisis Chat is available 2 pm – 2 am EST*
Veterans/Military: Press 1
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Crisis Text Line
Text  HOME to 741741
Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via a medium people already use and trust: text.
Here’s how it works: https://www.crisistextline.org/

2-1-1

United Way  2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need, from utility assistance, food, housing, childcare, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention and much more. Dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in Connecticut and you will reach a highly-trained call specialist who will assess your needs and provide referrals to the resources in your community.
www.211ct.org

Emergency Mobile Psychiatric ServicesEMPS

Dial 2-1-1 to reach the Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services, which is a mobile intervention service for children and adolescents experiencing a behavioral or mental health crisis. 2-1-1 will put you in touch with trained mental health professionals across the state who can respond immediately by phone or face to face within 45 minutes.
www.empsct.org

Connecticut Suicide Advisory Board — CTSAB

The CT Suicide Advisory Board is a network of diverse advocates, educators, and leaders concerned with addressing the problem of suicide with a focus on prevention, intervention, and health and wellness promotion. Their site holds contains a wealth of information including warning signs and resources.
www.preventsuicidect.org

THE TREVOR PROJECT

The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.

The Trevor Lifeline: If you need support, please call 866-488-7386
www.thetrevorproject.org